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SSWH9 Analyze change and continuity in the Renaissance and Reformation.
a. Explain the social, economic, and political changes that contributed to the rise of Florence.
b. Identify artistic and scientific achievements of the Renaissance.
c. Explain the main characteristics of humanism.
d. Explain the importance of Gutenberg and the invention of the printing press.
e. Analyze the impact of the Protestant Reformation, include: the ideas of Martin Luther and John Calvin.
f. Describe the English Reformation, include: the role of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I.
g. Describe the Counter Reformation at the Council of Trent and the role of the Jesuits.
SSWH10 Analyze the causes and effects of exploration and expansion into the Americas, Africa, and Asia.
a. Explain the roles of explorers and conquistadors.
b. Analyze the global, economic, and cultural impact of the Columbian Exchange.
c. Explain the role of improved technology in exploration.
d. Examine the effects of the Transatlantic Slave Trade on Africa and on the colonies in the Americas.
SSWH11 Examine political and social changes in Japan and in China from the fourteenth century CE to mid-nineteenth century CE.
a. Describe the impact of the Tokugawa Shogunate policies on the social structure of Japan.
b. Describe the impact of the Qing and Ming Dynasty policies on the social structure of China.
SSWH12 Describe the development and contributions of the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal empires.
a. Describe the development and geographical extent of the Ottoman, Safavid, and the Mughal Empires.
b. Describe the cultural contributions of the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Empires.
SSWH13 Examine the intellectual, political, social, and economic factors that changed the worldview of Europeans from the sixteenth century CE/AD to the late eighteenth century CE/AD.
a. Explain the scientific contributions of Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, and Newton and how these ideas changed the European worldview.
b. Identify the major ideas of the Enlightenment from the writings of Locke, Voltaire, and Rousseau, and their relationship to politics and society.